A vehicle that fled the scene of a crash was reported stolen from Joliet, Illinois on Monday afternoon. A silver Nissan was involved in a hit and run on I-65 southbound at the 244 mile marker. The other driver was able to get a description and the plate number of the fleeing car. After running the plate, the vehicle was found to be stolen from Joliet, Illinois on July 8. Indiana State Trooper Corey Adam saw the stolen Nissan and made a traffic stop on I-65. The driver initially stopped and then fled from the scene. The Nissan swerved and crashed into the median cable barrier. Both people in the Nissan, 18 year old James Faint and 18 year old Octavia Watts, were taken into custody and transported to the Jasper County Jail on charges of resisting law enforcement and vehicle theft.
July 12th, 2018|Local News|